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prometa's promotion. he's a professor of medicine at uc san francisco and senior scientist at the addiction pharmacology lab at the california pacific medical center. he tests therapies for the national institute on drug abuse. >> you don't think there's anything special about this combination of drugs? >> so far, the evidence would suggest no. >> mendelson says none of the drugs used in prometa appears to affect addiction. >> terren peizer says he wants to make prometa the standard of care. >> that is his goal. he wants to be-- he wants to make it the standard without any evidence. and he's spending money to recruit the treaters and to recruit the insurance payers, but not to prove that the treatment works. >> proving that it works would require what scientists call a double blind placebo controlled study. that's a human trial in which half the patients get a placebo, or sugar pill, and neither the doctors nor the patients know who got the real drugs until the end. peizer went to market without that kind of study and without asking the fda to approve his methods or his mar
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